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Dates and deadlines

Management and Economics

Application deadline

Summer semester: 15 January 2016 / Early Bird Application 20 November 2015

Winter semester: 30 June 2016 / Early Bird Application 15 May 2016

Admission procedures

Applications may be submitted all year round. Selection procedures take place in summer and winter for Bachelor programmes in Business Economics and PPE. Applications for the Master programmes in Management and PPE are accepted for the winter semester.

Dates for selection seminars

The Bachelor programmes in Business Economics and PPE start in summer and winter. Applications for the Master programmes in Management and PPE are accepted for the winter semester.

Selection dates for the summer semester 2016:

Early selection seminars for early bird applications:

Calendar week 50: 10 December 2015
Calendar week 51: 17 December 2016


Calendar week 3: 21 and 22 January 2016
Calendar week 7: 16 – 18 February 2016
Calendar week 9: 3-4 March 2016

Selection dates for the winter semester 2016:

Early selection seminars for early bird applications:

Calendar week 23: 6-9 June 2016
Calendar week 24: 16 June 2016
Calendar week 25: 23 June 2016


Calendar week 28: 15 July 2016
Calendar week 29/30: 21-29 July 2016
Calendar week 35: 1 September 2016

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Philosophy and Culture

Application deadline

The annual application deadline for the degree programs Philosophy and Culture (B.A./M.A.) is June 30 (date of postmark).

Application deadlines for the degree course Philosophy, Politics and Economics are March 24 for the summer semester, and June 30 for the winter semester (date of postmark).

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Nursing science

Application deadline

Application deadline for Innovative Nursing Practice is August 31, 2011.

Applications for the Master program in Nursing Science are welcome all year round.

Admission dates

The regular start for the programmes in Innovative Nursing Practice, Nursing Science, and Dementia is each winter semester. For the Master program in Nursing Science, depending on applications, we may accept beginners for the summer semester of 2012, too.

Appointments for admission interviews

As a rule we make individual appointments for admission interviews. Upon receipt and assessment of your written application we shall arrange appointments and inform you accordingly.

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Deadlines for applications:

  • for the winter semester 2016/17: 15 February 2016
  • for the summer semester 2017: 15 July 2016

Starting in December, the online system UWE (electronic campus management system for UW/H) is activated for applications for the winter semester 2016/17. Please send written applications via standard mail by 15 February (date of postmark).


The Faculty accepts 42 beginners each semester, in summer and winter.


Please note that the number of applicants is high. Two to three months upon receipt of your application we shall send you either an invitation to attend a weekend of admission interviews at Witten/Herdecke University (next level in application procedures), or written confirmation that your application has been rejected.

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Dental Medicine

Application deadline

Winter semester 2012/13: June 1, 2012

Please note:
The deadline is not extendable, and application documents sent by mail must have reached the student dean’s office by this date.

Admission procedure

Summer semester 2012: February 15, 2012
Winter semester 2012/13: July 2-6, 2012

Please note: NRW school holidays in 2012 are from July 9 to August 21 2012. We shall not offer any additional days for admission procedures.

Admission dates

Beginners: winter semester
Students changing over from other universities: both summer and winter semester

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Phone: +49 (0)2302 / 926-0

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